Daily News from Poets & Writers

Diversity in Bookselling, the Letters of Ernest Hemingway, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.22.14

Giovanni's Room finds new owner and partner; Scribd teams up with Capstone; the language of emoji; and other news.

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Ferguson Library Acts as Refuge, Writing as the Other in MFA Programs, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.21.14

Rivka Galchen and Zoë Heller on whether writing can be taught; Germany's culture and media minister backs authors against Amazon; Amanda Palmer's new memoir; and other news.

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Laura Ingalls Wilder Memoir to be Published This Fall, Teju Cole on Race in America, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.20.14

Iranian poet and activist Simin Behbahani dies; the case for laughter in literature; what editors read; and other news.

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Dani Shapiro on Memoir in the Digital Age, the Importance of Independent Bookstores, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.19.14

Amazon responds to German authors' protest; the most powerful man in publishing; J. K. Rowling pens a new short story set in the Harry Potter universe; and other news.

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German Authors Join Amazon Protest, the Neuroscience of Distraction, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.18.14

Audrey Niffenegger slams Amazon; Louise Erdrich wins Dayton distinguished achievement award; the science of typos; and other news.

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Internet Reading and the Anxiety of Influence, the Language of Restaurant Menus, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.15.14

The life and work of Martin Amis; books about race in America; a library taxi in Tehran; and other news.

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Current Issue

Cover Story 

Our Independent Publishing Issue features an in-depth interview with Graywolf Press editor Jeff Shotts; a look at the successful partnerships of eleven small-press authors and their editors; a profile of indie essayist Charles D'Ambrosio; Donald Hall recalls a golden age of American poetry; best-selling author Miranda Beverly-Whittemore on the rewards of self-promotion; advice for self-published authors; a conversation with Guernica publisher Lisa Lucas; and much more.

Finding Gems in Lost & Found

by Rebecca Bates

News and Trends

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

The Center for Humanities at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City is making the ephemeral more tangible through its Lost & Found chapbook series.

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Let's Just Do This: Eleven Small-Press Authors and their Publishing Partners

by Kevin Larimer

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Eleven small-press authors and their publishing partners discuss the independent approach—and all the passion, commitment, and love that comes with it—to bringing books into the world.

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Agents & Editors: Jeff Shotts

by Michael Szczerban

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Graywolf Press executive editor Jeff Shotts discusses the power of patience in publishing, editing as an act of empathy, and why it’s an exciting time to be a poet.

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